History of the Federal Judiciary

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Morgan, Justin Colfax
Born July 8, 1900, in Buffalo, NY
Died May 24, 1959

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 25, 1956, to a seat vacated by John Knight. Confirmed by the Senate on March 6, 1956, and received commission on March 8, 1956. Service terminated on May 24, 1959, due to death.

Colgate University, A.B., 1921
University of Buffalo Law School, LL.B., 1924

Professional Career:
Private practice, Buffalo, New York, 1925-1956
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of New York, 1928-1935
Councilman, Tonawanda, New York, 1934-1940
State assemblyman, New York, 1941-1956

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, August 1, 1955; no Senate vote


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